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Cheap Car Rentals in Salt Lake City

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Salt Lake City Car Rentals in 2023

Most popular companyFOX
Price of gas per gallon$3.63
Average price per day$71
Cheapest price per day$19

What is the cheapest time to rent a car in Salt Lake City?

January

$71

February

$89

March

$87

April

$53

May

$57

June

$81

July

$75

August

$66

September

$61

October

$55

November

$41

December

$61

Currently, the cheapest month to rent a car in Salt Lake City is November. The most expensive time to rent a car is February. The cheapest prices for each month are shown above, but prices will vary based on availability, how far out you book your rental car, and of course, car type.

Popular Car Types in Salt Lake City

At $17/day, Medium is the cheapest car type available for rental in Salt Lake City in the past week. Out of 33 car rental agencies operating in Salt Lake City, there are, in total, 46 rental locations. View below for 6 offered car types:

Compare available car types for rental in Salt Lake City

Small Cars

$47 - $77

All Car Types

$75 - $185

To rent a Small car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $63/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Small car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$47/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$77/day). In fact, October is about 27% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Small rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Small car saves you 38% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City Small rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Medium car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $64/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Medium car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$37/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$84/day). In fact, November is about 44% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Medium rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Medium car saves you 37% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City Medium rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Large car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $84/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Large car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$59/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$138/day). In fact, November is about 30% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Large rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Large car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City Large rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a SUV car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $75/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a SUV car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$49/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is March (~$97/day). In fact, November is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a SUV rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a SUV car saves you 28% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City SUV rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Van car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $110/day. October is the cheapest month to rent a Van car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$73/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is July (~$150/day). In fact, October is about 35% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Van rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Van car is 8% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City Van rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Pickup Truck car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $84/day. November is the cheapest month to rent a Pickup Truck car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$45/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is June (~$122/day). In fact, November is about 47% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Pickup Truck rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Pickup Truck car saves you 19% in costs. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

To rent a Luxury car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $115/day. January is the cheapest month to rent a Luxury car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$80/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is February (~$184/day). In fact, January is about 32% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Luxury rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Luxury car is 12% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity. Here are the best Salt Lake City Luxury rental prices found by Cheapflights users in the past 7 days:

To rent a Convertible car in Salt Lake City, the United States, you would pay an average price of $299/day. August is the cheapest month to rent a Convertible car in Salt Lake City, the United States (~$101/day), while the most expensive month to rent that same car type is January (~$1,687/day). In fact, August is about 67% cheaper than prices during the rest of the year to book a Convertible rental for Salt Lake City. When comparing with other car types available for rental in Salt Lake City, renting a Convertible car is 66% more expensive. Please note that average prices are based on historical data and can vary depending on how early you book, availability for your travel dates, and vehicle popularity.

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Nissan Versa$20/day
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Nissan Versa$40/day
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Top rental agencies in Salt Lake City

All major car rental suppliers in Salt Lake City

Enterprise

8.7
Very good
208 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

8.9

Comfort

9.0

Overall

8.7

Pick-up/drop-off

8.5

Value

8.2

Avis

6.6
Okay
196 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.2

Comfort

7.3

Overall

6.5

Pick-up/drop-off

6.5

Value

6.4

Advantage

6.5
Okay
167 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.7

Comfort

7.1

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.6

Hertz

6.2
Okay
234 reviews4 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.0

Comfort

6.8

Overall

6.2

Pick-up/drop-off

6.1

Value

6.2

Budget

6.1
Okay
325 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

6.9

Comfort

6.7

Overall

6.0

Pick-up/drop-off

5.8

Value

6.0

Alamo

9.0
Wonderful
73 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

9.3

Comfort

9.2

Overall

9.1

Pick-up/drop-off

9.1

Value

8.7

Airport Van

6.6
Okay
37 reviews1 location
Overview

Cleanliness

6.4

Comfort

7.0

Overall

6.6

Pick-up/drop-off

5.9

Value

7.0

Dollar

6.3
Okay
91 reviews2 locations
Overview

Cleanliness

7.4

Comfort

7.2

Overall

6.3

Pick-up/drop-off

6.4

Value

6.5

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Car Rental FAQs

What are the requirements to rent a car in Salt Lake City?

You have to be at least 21 years old to get car rentals in Salt Lake City. If you are under 25 years old, you can expect a surcharge from car rentals in Salt Lake City. When booking rental cars in Salt Lake City, carry your identification document and valid government-issued driver’s license. If you are a foreigner, ensure that you have your passport and original driver’s license issued by your home country. If the license is not in English, you will require an additional International Driver’s Permit that you will present with your original license.

What are the rules for driving in Salt Lake City?

Drive rental cars in Salt Lake City on the right-hand side of the road. Maintain an average speed limit of 25 mph unless you are on a highway or suburban area, in which case, you can legally hit speeds of up to 75 mph. All the passengers must always have their seatbelt on when the car is moving. If you are traveling with a child, ensure that their seatbelt is on or that they are properly secured in a child or booster seat in the back seat of the cheap car rental in Salt Lake City. It is illegal to drive with a blood alcohol concentration of more than 0.08%. Check with the department of motor vehicles for any driving law updates before you pick up car rentals in Salt Lake City.

What type of car is recommended for driving in Salt Lake City?

When renting a car in Salt Lake City, consider the budget, destination, and functionality of the car rental. A compact, cheap car rental in Salt Lake City will help you maneuver through traffic, especially during the morning and evening congestion caused by rush hour. Compact cars like a Nissan Versa or Ford Focus are also affordable for travelers on a strict budget. Take your loved ones for a road trip around the sceneries and attractions in Salt Lake City with a Dodge Grand Caravan Minivan. This passenger van rental can accommodate up to seven passengers and is spacious enough also to store luggage.

What type are the best places to park in Salt Lake City?

Traffic is rarely a problem unless you are caught up in the evening and morning rush hour. Therefore, most parking spots within the city are accessible. They include on-street parking spots, valet, paid parking spots, and garages. Pay stations and parking meters are paid for on weekdays between 8 am and 8 pm. You can access Salt Lake City parking spaces at the pay station for a maximum of two hours. It is illegal to park your Salt Lake City car rentals in front of private or public driveways.

What is the cheapest rental car found in Salt Lake City?

In the past two weeks, Cheapflights users have found many deals under $71/day when booking a rental car in Salt Lake City. The best deal a user found was for $19/day from Fox, booked on Jan. 22.

What car rental company is typically the cheapest in Salt Lake City?

According to our data, users have found the cheapest deals when booking a rental car in Salt Lake City from the following companies over the past two weeks: Affordable ($17/day), Fox ($30/day), and NU Car ($46/day).

Which car rental company is considered to be the best in Salt Lake City?

Taking our users’ ratings and reviews into consideration, Firefly (10.0 rating), Alamo (9.0 rating) and Ace (8.7 rating) seem to be the best rental car companies in Salt Lake City.

What are gas prices like in Salt Lake City?

The average gas price in Salt Lake City is $3.63/gallon over the past month, costing you anywhere between $43 and $62 to fill up a car’s gas tank.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Salt Lake City for a week from Fox?

From Fox you can rent a car in Salt Lake City from about $389 per week on average.

Can I rent a car for a month in Salt Lake City?

Typically how long you can rent a car for depends on the inventory of the supplier. For Salt Lake City however, it is certainly possible to rent a car for an entire month.

How much does it cost to rent a car in Salt Lake City for a month?

You can potentially save up to 81% on a month-long rental by booking with Fox. Fox is the cheapest rental company available within the next few months. Renting a car in Salt Lake City can cost you on average $1,666 a month or $56 a day. For extended stays in a location, this option will usually save you the most.

How much is a car rental in Salt Lake City for a weekend?

For a weekend car rental in Salt Lake City, you can expect the average price to be around $82. Usually a Intermediate rental in Salt Lake City is your cheapest weekend car rental option, though you should always check Cheapflights to see if there are other deals on alternative car rental types. If you do opt for renting a Intermediate for February, it will cost approximately $80 per day.

What car do most people rent in Salt Lake City?

The most popular car to rent while in Salt Lake City is the Mercury Grand Marquis, which is a Premium vehicle.

Luxury Car Rentals in Salt Lake City

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Van Rentals in Salt Lake City

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